From left, Michael Hari, Joe Morris and Michael McWhorter have been in federal custody since March on charges out of both Illinois and Minnesota, whic

Attorney: Plea negotiations underway for one of 3 Illinois militia members accused of bombing Minnesota mosque

Michael McWhorter, 29, is second "White Rabbits" member to appear in federal court in St. Paul. He has previously told FBI agents that his group bombed Dar Al-Farooq in 2017.
West Metro
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Gavin M. Hutson

Normandale student charged with assaulting teachers allegedly left gun in backpack

Attacks followed request to suspect to stay after class to discuss his remarks to another student.
West Metro
6:26pm
Repairs will begin along Minnehaha Creek, including this stormwater pipe exposed during the park’s 2014 floods.

Crews to repair areas of Minnehaha Creek damaged by historic flooding

Historic flooding in 2014 eroded stream banks and ruined trails and habitat.
Eat & Drink
3:34pm
Pizza Karma has three tandoor ovens.

New pizza restaurant from famed Indian chef opens in Eden Prairie

The country's first tandoor clay-oven pizzeria is the newest addition to the Twin Cities' increasingly global suburban strip mall foodscape.
West Metro
December 12
Normandale College

Normandale College student attacks two faculty members, is arrested with gun

A classroom dispute came shortly before the violence, police in Bloomington said.
West Metro
December 12
West Metro
December 12
Ronald Klitzka

Officer's killing of suicidal gunman in Crystal was justified, prosecutors conclude

Investigators found that the man had his gun aimed at police, according to the County Attorney's Office.
West Metro
December 12

Hennepin County Board approves 2019 budget after lengthy protest

Dozens in Hennepin County disrupt meeting, demand an end to technical parole violations.
West Metro
December 11
Jimmy J. Hortiz

Charges: Traveling businessman raped, choked woman at hotel

The alleged attack at a Bloomington hotel left the woman with a black eye, bruised hands and injuries consistent with being raped.
West Metro
December 8
A rendering of the SouthWest station in Eden Prairie on the Southwest light-rail line. Provided by the Metropolitan Council

Developers eye building projects near Southwest light-rail stations

But some say new building would have occurred anyway.
West Metro
December 8
Kanani Ali held her Paris-themed coffee cup in French class. One of her dreams is to attend American University in Paris to become fluent in French an

Richfield teen fights back from rare, polio-like disorder

Kanani Ali hopes her recovery from acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, will inspire other afflicted kids.
South Metro
December 8

Metro police blotter, Dec. 9

AFTON NOV. 8 Suspicious activity. Someone reported a vehicle pulling into several driveways in an area near children in the 15000 block of Afton…
Inspired
December 8
Bob Nelson (left) glued the backs of coloring sheets so Robert Fisher (right) could adhere them onto paper bags.

Twin Cities-based movement gives retired men a place to talk, give back and feel valued

The Hopkins-based Men's Shed is part of an international movement to address growing concern about isolation and loneliness, particularly among men post-retirement.
West Metro
December 7
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman

Hennepin County attorney: Maple Grove officer was justified in shooting of man with knife

Mike Freeman said a police officer acted reasonably in shooting a knife-wielding 50-year-old man.
West Metro
December 7

Plymouth holiday light show shimmers again with good neighbors' help

Plymouth holiday light show shimmers again with good neighbors' help
West Metro
December 7
Find out how your block could change in Minneapolis 2040 plan

Find out how your block could change in Minneapolis 2040 plan

Parcel by parcel, compare the current zoning with what city planners envision over the next 20 years.
West Metro
December 6

Tonka Bay residents express concern about housing plan

Developer is expected to tweak the project, which is aimed at empty nesters.
West Metro
December 6
Travis Krautkremer

Jury convicts man who was high on meth when he killed other driver in Hwy. 169 crash

Christopher M. Wendt, 34, was found guilty last week of criminal vehicular homicide.
West Metro
December 6
Anthony West

Drug dealer who sold deadly dose to Edina man gets prison

Victim's father tells court that his son had been clean for "a few years" and had a good job.
West Metro
December 6
The project, which for now is called 7200 and 7250 France Avenue, calls for 309 housing units, including 10 owner-occupied townhouses and 22 rental to

Apartment, condo project with 309 units gets OK in Edina

The project includes 309 housing units, commercial space and enclosed parking.
West Metro
December 5

Auto theft suspect arrested after MSP Airport chase escapes, caught again

Officers arrested a man who had run into a light-rail tunnel while fleeing police.